Urban Archaeology

August 5, 2009

Prohibition is Fanaticism!

Images from a time when billboards—and Hawaiian—were much more common in Honolulu. Read more »

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July 21, 2009

Twittering about Traffic

A local Twitter mashup by Chris Kalima reflects on the future by looking at the present. Read more »

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July 7, 2009

All Jammed Up

In case anyone thought traffic was a new phenomenon... Read more »

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June 30, 2009

Stairway Traffic

"No Trespassing" signs don't keep many off the Haiku Stairs Read more »

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June 23, 2009

The Way We Used to Call

How many phone booths are left on Oahu, anyway? Read more »

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May 6, 2009

Brower Raps Hawaii

A local politician busts some rhymes on the floor of the state legislature. Read more »

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About This Blog

Senior Writer Michael Keany has worked at HONOLULU Magazine since 2004, covering everything from architecture to entertainment. He’s a graduate of UH’s School of Journalism and lives in McCully. He blogs about Hawaii architecture, history and urban planning.

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